The Suffolk Journal

America, is it finally time?

America, is it finally time?

Chris DeGusto and Nick Viveiros

February 21, 2018

The United States has suffered from a string of mass shootings that have occurred in churches and schools alike. As some call for gun control, others look to arm university police.

Stabbing in Boston Common, injuries non-fatal

Patrick Holmes/ Opinion Editor

March 1, 2017

One man was stabbed in the Boston Common on Monday night, police said. The man, who remained unnamed as of Tuesday night, was stabbed around 6:40 p.m. on Monday close to 139 Tremont St., according to Boston Police. A witness told a reporter on Tuesday that the physical altercation between the two peo...

Indictment of reckless cop a welcome check on power

Sam Humphrey

February 18, 2015

Horrific details surrounding the shooting of Akai Gurley came to light last week at the indictment of the New York City police officer who shot him. Officer Peter Liang was indicted by a grand jury on six charges for accidentally shooting and killing Gurley, an African-American man, in a Brooklyn...

Pumpkin Fest: The students’ story

October 24, 2014

By Katie Dugan You may have heard about the level of destruction that was caused at Saturday’s Pumpkin Festival at Keene State College in Keene, N.H. Rioters damaged windows, cars, doors, fences, and yards. According to multiple news outlets, the campus was littered with broken glass and beer cans. ...

Police officers cross the line far too often

Police officers cross the line far too often

A.P. Blake

November 29, 2012

Police are getting away with murder – quite literally on occasion. In Spokane, Washington, a police officer beat, tasered, bound, and sat on Otto Zehm. Zehm was an innocent mentally disabled man, and later died as a result of the altercation. Can we agree this is outrageous? If that isn’t enough...

Suffolk hockey player arrested on charges for armed home invasion

Mugshots of Junta (left) and Molle (right)

Derek Anderson

February 10, 2011

Derek Anderson, Jeff Fish A Suffolk student on the men’s hockey team was charged in connection to an armed home invasion in Reading on February 8, according to a statement from Middlesex District Attorney Gerard T. Leone’s office. Reading Police responded to a report of a home invasion at an...

Police uprising in Ecuador causes chaos

Harry Lam

October 20, 2010

Harry Lam Journal Staff Ecuador was thrown into chaos as hundreds within the police force launched an uprising against Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa, on September 30. This was in response to a new austerity law that would cut the benefits of public servants, which included the benefits of ...

Police Blotter March 03

March 3, 2010

Tuesday, February 23 7:25AM NESAD American Alarm called regarding the front doors of NESAD. Unit 22 and 17 responding. Nothing found. No report. 7:57 PM Ridgeway Building Unit 6 reports 2 makes arguing in front of 148 Cambridge Street possibly intoxicated. Units 41 and 39 responding. Unit 41 report...

Police Blotter February 24

February 24, 2010

Wednesday, Feb. 17 11:39 a.m. 150 Tremont St. Larceny report at 150 Tremont Street. Report filed. Read More »...

‘Island’ just another thriller

February 24, 2010

Article by: Cait O'Callaghan Martin Scorsese teams up with Leonardo DiCaprio a fourth time in his new film Shutter Island (Paramount Pictures, 2010), the story of a Bostonian U.S Marshal’s investigation into the disappearance of a patient on an island that holds a mental hospital. Taking place in 1954, DiCaprio plays U.S Marsha...

Police Blotter February 17

February 17, 2010

February 7 Hyatt 4:20 PM Received a report of a possible drug violation on the 8th floor of 1 De Lafayette Ave. units 35, 44, and e responding. Report filed. February 8 150 Tremont 8:37AM Vandalism on the 6th floor at 150 Tremont St. Report filed by unit 77. Hyatt 9:10 AM Medical assi...

Police Blotter February 3

February 3, 2010

January 27 1:29 AM Unknown Unit #44 apprehended an individual known to have an outstanding warrant. Report filed. 8:39 PM Public Received a report of a suspicious individual on Ridgeway Lane. Unit 51 responding. 9:30 PM 150 Tremont Received a report of an altercation at 150 Tremont Str...

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